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Card Cutout: Stunning Butterfly Scrapbook Idea

Hello and welcome to today's tip! I have a butterfly scrapbook idea for you that would make a gorgeous contrasting effect on your page! It's so simple and easy to follow so let's get scrapping!

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Step 1

So to begin, I've got two matching card stocks (12×12) here. I folded the other one in half. After folding, I then sketched out a butterfly with a pencil. Make sure the butterfly shape you'll draw will be asymmetrical, otherwise this effect wouldn't work at all. Cut the butterfly sketch with a scissor, ensure that you'll make a smooth cut to follow the shape.

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Step 2

What we're going to do is layer up one side and glue it to the paper. Do the same with the cutout, glue it down on the opposite side.

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Step 3

We haven't even finished the layout but it's looking quite fab already! I'm going to quickly show you what it looks like with a photo. Here's a photo of my daughter, I'm just going to place it on the bottom side. From thereon, you can start adding your preferred embellishments.


Step 4

Now the other thing I really thought would look cool on this layout is to use a black pen and do my journaling around the outside of the wings. Write all the way around the edge of the butterfly shape.

All done! I just love this idea of negative space when you cut things out and folding them up to form this beautiful contrasting effect on your pages! I hope you loved this butterfly scrapbook idea, I'll see you on the next tip.

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